Saturday, 14 April 2018

Frequently Asked Questions About Scholarships & Study Grants


Students that hesitate to study abroad do so because of the cost of an overseas education. However, one of the most efficient ways of securing funding for a program is by planning for it well in advance. scholarship is a monetary award that can help reduce the cost of a student's education, these deadlines close early as compared to other course related programs, so ensure that you do not miss out on them.

  • What are the types of scholarships available?

There are several types of scholarships that you can apply to based on the qualifications that you hold. Some of these are merit based and are awarded for academic achievements, artistic abilities or other distinctive personality traits and interests. There are others that are awarded to candidates based on their financial need.

  • What are my chances of gaining a scholarship?

Scholarships are competitive, with several students trying to get maximum funding for an education abroad. To improve your chances of a scholarship, it is important that you clearly express your ambitions and goals to the admissions office, whilst showing them that you have what it takes to achieve great things.

  • When can I apply for these scholarships?

Scholarship deadlines vary depending on the university and scholarship that you've applied to. Consulting with your advisor will help you stay on top of these deadlines and will keep you from losing out on scholarships that are appropriate for you.

Questions About Scholarships

  • What are the eligibility criteria for these scholarships?

Some scholarships are targeted towards students who come from a specific region or given to those who have enrolled in a particular course program. Others come with specific guidelines, and seek proficiency in standardized testing.

  • What should I submit with my scholarship application?

Along with your application, you will also be required to submit other documents. Some of these may include transcripts of your grades, recommendation letters and personal essays. Submissions of these supporting documents are an integral part of your scholarship application.

  • What are scholarship scams and how do I avoid them?

Scholarships do not cost money, so if you are asked to pay when applying to one, be wary. Always ensure that you go over the terms of a scholarship and do not give out any financial information. If you wish to seek validation on a scholarship, it is advisable that you consult with your educational advisor for guidance on the same.

Frequently Asked Questions About Scholarships

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We at Edwise streamline and personalize the process for each student irrespective of the destination, institution, course or any level of study. Our team of experienced professionals will provide you individual attention and exceptional guidance throughout your process of application. We provide assistance related to course selections, admission, visa, bank-loan and scholarships. We also host University delegates for direct student interaction and all these services are provided free of cost. We have established since 1991 and have been maintaining strong networks with over 575 universities in 16 countries, hence giving us a unique insight into the finest educational establishments worldwide.

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Also read: 5 Mistakes Indians Make While Applying For Overseas Education



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